New Book Explains African Upstream Oil and Gas Laws

“African Upstream Oil and Gas” explains Africa’s oil and gas legal systems and features a chapter on Equatorial Guinea by Centurion’s NJ Ayuk.

Investment interest in Africa’s petroleum industry continues to grow, and with it comes a greater need to understand and comply with laws that govern the sector all over the continent.

This month Globe Law and Business published the first comprehensive guide to the legal systems of all Africa’s significant exploration and production regions. African Upstream Oil and Gas: A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation is a professional resource that details petroleum codes, types of agreements, fiscal terms, dispute resolution mechanisms, how to acquire acreage, governing laws and aspects of government control in 26 countries.

“A valuable resource to dispel the myths surrounding the continent’s oil and gas regulations.”

Among the leading lawyers and officials that contributed to African Upstream Oil and Gas is Centurion Managing Partner NJ Ayuk, who authored a chapter on Equatorial Guinea’s oil and gas regulations.

African Upstream Oil and Gas provides potential investors with a valuable resource to dispel the myths surrounding the continent’s oil and gas regulations,” said Ayuk. “It also gives us a clear picture of the current investment climate.”

Globe Law and Business stated on its website: “This unique new work provides a wider understanding of oil and gas law, contracts and regulations within the African continent.”

To find out more about African Upstream Oil and Gas: A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation and to order a copy, visit www.globelawandbusiness.com/auo.